Webinar Library


NeedyMeds is committed to education. Regularly scheduled monthly and special topic webinars are one way that we keep NeedyMeds' users informed about our organization and about relevant health-related topics.

NeedyMeds offers many educational videos meant to teach our users about the work that we do and how best to access our resources.

Look through this library to view past NeedyMeds' webinars


Helping your Patients Save on Healthcare Expenses

Helping your Patients Save on Healthcare Expenses

Join NeedyMeds Director of Education, Carla Dellaporta, as she walks you through all the ways you can help your patients or clients save on healthcare costs and how you and your team can stay up to date on important resources and healthcare topics.
The Advocate Inside of You: Helpful Tools to Combat Today's Patient Challenges

The Advocate Inside of You: Helpful Tools to Combat Today's Patient Challenges

Watch this webinar presented with the US Pain Foundation to learn about advocacy opportunities at the state and federal level, how to advocate for your own health and how patient advocacy can impact your pain journey.
Samaritans: Suicide Prevention

Samaritans: Suicide Prevention

Samaritans' mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide by alleviating despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings. In this webinar, you will learn about risk factors and warning signs for suicide, how to talk to someone who may be suicidal, and basic steps in getting a suicidal person help.
Mastering Emotional Health

Mastering Emotional Health

In an effort to empower women during Women's Health week, this 20 minute lunch-time webinar will focus on how to manage and track your emotional health online (for free). We will review things such as tracking and analyzing your mood, exercise, and eating behaviors. Join us for a short yet revitalizing webinar on mastering your emotional health and take your first step to feeling empowered! This webinar will be led by Zana Toulany, our colleague and pharmacist from Health Storylines.
The Activated Arthritis Patient: Advocate for you and Impact Others

The Activated Arthritis Patient: Advocate for you and Impact Others

May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Affecting more than 54 million Americans, arthritis doesn't discriminate. It can be diagnosed in both men and women at any age. During this webinar, Shilpa Venkatachalam, Ph.D., MPH, the Associate Director of Patient-Centered Research at CreakyJoints will discuss tools and strategies to take the lead in arthritis management decision-making. She will also explain how people with arthritis can personally and immediately impact the understanding of arthritis through participation in research and encourage them to engage with the arthritis community. To learn more about CreakyJoints, the go-to source for millions of arthritis patients and their families world-wide who are seeking education, support, advocacy and patient-centered research, visit www.CreakyJoints.org.
The A, B, Cs of Viral Hepatitis

The A, B, Cs of Viral Hepatitis

Join the American Liver Foundation for an in depth presentation on Viral Hepatitis focusing on causes, diagnosis, care, and treatment. This webinar will also walk attendees through the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C as well as prevention strategies and information about knowing your status.
Lupus 101

Lupus 101

May kicks off Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body and can mimic many other illnesses. Join The Lupus Foundation of America to learn about their mission to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through research, education, support and advocacy. This webinar will help you understand the basics of lupus and get you connected with resources.
Personalized Medicine, Personalized Support: Free Resources for Prostate Cancer

Personalized Medicine, Personalized Support: Free Resources for Prostate Cancer

Every patient's prostate cancer is unique. As we continue to fight this terrible disease, personalized medicine and personalized support are more important than ever. ZERO offers two programs that allow a prostate cancer patient to individualize their treatment pathway and find specific resources that fit their needs. ZERO360 allows patients in need to work one-on-one with a case manager to to address any issues, from finding financial support to sourcing emotional support resources. In addition, ZERO offers the Decode Your Prostate Cancer program in partnership with Perthera to give eligible patients with metastatic prostate cancer access to their molecular profiles for free and to receive tailored plans of care based on the mutations driving their cancers.
Meal Prepping for Spoonies

Meal Prepping for Spoonies

Meal prepping isn't just for the gym-rats and nutrition gurus! It can also help save you time, money, and energy, which is particularly important if you're living with a chronic condition, Join us as Pack Health Health Advisor Abby Harris RDN, LD explains how meal prepping can help you stay true to your healthy eating goals and working around specific barriers - from dietary restrictions to physical limitations and more. . Abby will walk you through a step-by-step guide to meal prepping, and share specific #ProTips she's learned as a meal prepper herself, as a dietitian, and as a Pack Health Advisor.
Health Websites: Which to trust and why

Health Websites: Which to trust and why

Health care has become very complicated. Many patients struggle to find reliable information about healthcare - in general - and diagnoses - specifically. The internet can help but it can be difficult to determine which websites can be trusted. Join HealthWeb Navigator Project Manager Nathan Blake to learn how to evaluate healthcare websites for credibility, accuracy and quality.
Connected for Success: How your social network can help improve your health

Connected for Success: How your social network can help improve your health

Did you know that your social network could actually improve your ability to adhere to treatment plans and medications? Learn about the basis of peer support, how you can surround yourself with others and get some tips and strategies to optimize your health during this webinar, presented with NeedyMeds partner Mended Hearts.
Rx Outreach: Making Medications Affordable

Rx Outreach: Making Medications Affordable

NeedyMeds partner Rx Outreach is here to help. Learn how to pay affordable prices for your medications without additional enrollment fees, membership fees or standard shipping fees through this accredited non-profit pharmacy.
PAN Foundation: Connecting Underinsured Patients with the Treatment they Need

PAN Foundation: Connecting Underinsured Patients with the Treatment they Need

The PAN Foundation is here to help. Learn how underinsured people with life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases can get the medications and treatment they need.

Rekindle Your Resolutions

Health is a relationship between you and your body. The nutrients you give it, the conversations you have, the activities you do together.... every interaction is a step on your journey together to a happier, healthier life! In honor of Valentines Day and Heart Health Month, Health Advisor and Clinical Nutritionist Tamara Wilson MS, from Pack Health, is here to help you rekindle your New Years resolutions with health goals that stick. How do you make a health goal stick? Tune in to find out.
Helping Your Patients Save on Healthcare Expenses

Helping Your Patients Save on Healthcare Expenses

Start off 2018 right! NeedyMeds Director of Education, Carla Dellaporta, walks you through all the ways you can help your patients or clients save on healthcare costs and how you and your team can stay up to date on important resources and healthcare topics.
How to Manage Your Weight Online For Free!

How to Manage Your Weight Online For Free!

Do you need help in losing weight? It's a new year and with that comes a fresh start! We are here to help you reach your weight loss goals. This webinar will be hosted by our Health Storylines pharmacist, Zana, from Toronto, Ontario. In just 30 minutes, she will teach you how to track your weight and symptoms using our free online tool, and will provide you with tips on how to manage your weight.

A brief introduction to NeedyMeds

A Brief Introduction to NeedyMeds

A short animated video about the resources offered through NeedyMeds' website and toll-free helpline.
Patient Assistance Resources NeedyMeds January 2017

Patient Assistance Resources NeedyMeds January 2018

National nonprofit, NeedyMeds, connects users to patient assistance programs helping them save money on prescription medications and other healthcare costs. This Overview Webinar to learn about the most popular resources NeedyMeds offers and how to find what you need quickly on the NeedyMeds website.
Health Websites: Which to trust and why

Health Websites: Which to trust and why

Health care has become very complicated. Many patients struggle to find reliable information about healthcare — in general — and diagnoses — specifically. The internet can help but it can be difficult to determine which websites can be trusted. Join us to learn how to evaluate healthcare websites for credibility, accuracy and quality.
NeedyMeds Brief: HEALfundr

NeedyMeds Brief: HEALfundr

This NeedyMeds Brief is about our unique crowdfunding platform, HEALfundr.
Accessing the Resources You Need to Live a Full Life with OCD

Accessing the Resources You Need to Live a Full Life with OCD

NeedyMeds' partner, the International OCD Foundation, guide us through invaluable resources for finding help, becoming better educated and getting more involved so those living with OCD can lead a more productive life.
NeedyMeds Brief: Safe Needle Disposal

NeedyMeds Brief: Safe Needle Disposal

Safe needle disposal is a public health and safety issue that is commonly overlooked. Watch this brief webinar to learn about safe disposal for all 'at-home' users of sharps and how to navigate the NeedyMeds Safe Needle Disposal website.
Education, Support and the Advocacy for Crohn's & Colitis

Education, Support and the Advocacy for Crohn's & Colitis

NeedyMeds partner, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, presents invaluable resources for the 1.6 million people living with inflammatory bowel disease.
EyeCare America: Protect Your Sight and Empower Your Life

EyeCare America: Protect Your Sight and Empower Your Life

This special topic webinar was presented with EyeCare America on March 21, 2018. This webinar offers an overview of how they work to protect sight and empower lives and walk you through the free resources available to you and your loved ones.
5 Ways for Patients to Lower Prescription Costs (featuring Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs)

5 Ways for Patients to Lower Prescription Costs (featuring Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs)

This special topic webinar was presented with Ginger Skinner from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs. This is an overview on ways to save on needed medications and NeedyMeds will offer additional resources to help.
What You Need to Know About HIPA

What You Need to Know About HIPA

This video is meant to serve as a training video for HIPAA — The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, common standards of practice concerning privacy and security of protected healthcare information.
Psoriatic Disease and the National Psoriasis Foundation's Patient Navigation Center Webinar

Psoriatic Disease and the National Psoriasis Foundation's Patient Navigation Center Webinar

This Special Topic Webinar was recorded with the National Psoriasis Foundation, the world's largest nonprofit psoriasis patient advocacy organization and the voice for millions of Americans who are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Their mission is to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.
Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation: Patient and Provider Resources

Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation: Patient and Provider Resources

The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent, national 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping federally and commercially insured people living with chronic, critical and rare diseases with the out-of-pocket costs for their prescribed medications. Partnering with generous donors, healthcare providers and pharmacies, PAN provides the underinsured population access to the healthcare treatments they need to best manage their conditions and focus on improving their quality of life. Since its founding in 2004, PAN has provided more than 500,000 underinsured patients with more than $1 billion dollars in financial assistance, through over 50 disease-specific programs.
Empower Your Patients to Self Manage their Diabetes

Empower Your Patients to Self Manage their Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that individuals must manage themselves, but frequently they do not have the tools or the confidence to do so. Join us and learn how you may empower your patients living with diabetes to successfully self-manage their disease.
Best Drugs for Less

Best Drugs for Less: 10 Ways to Save on the Medicine You Need

You've probably seen ads for drugs that promise new solutions to your health problems, but are those drugs really the best choice for your condition? That's where Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs project comes in. Through their brand new free guide, Best Drugs for Less, the project will share tips on finding inexpensive, effective, and safe treatments for allergies, insomnia, chronic pain, and other common conditions, plus saving the most at the pharmacy counter.